For those of you who are relatively new readers/lurkers on my blog, you may not be aware that I like leather. I have at least a dozen leather skirts, plus the leather shirt, and jackets, and dresses. And pants.
And I wear them all to work. So, gird your loins, people - we're nearly into leather weather!
- Sweater - Rachel Roy, consignment; purchased here for $11.50
- Skirt - Danier Leather, thrifted; purchased here on the weekend for $15.00
- Shoes - Colour Joanne, Fluevog; first worn here in July with pouffy leather (told ya)
|"I'm not going to be in your picture."|
It was crisp out this morning, but it felt refreshing and not too chilly. Not quite coat weather. I had to put sunblock on the back of my neck on the way home.
|"This is me not being in your picture."|
First wears of both this thin, drapey sweater (awesome, loved the shape and colour) and skirt (double-awesome - that is how leather should fit: snug, but not too tight), and I was very pleased. This sweater reads as blue in natural light, but looks purpley-indigo in artificial light. I figured, "What the heck" and just went with other bluey-purpley shades.
I had to move one of our people (including his standing desk, two monitors, two keyboards, and a bunch of other stuff) to our other office today, so I put my runners back on for that. I'm not subjecting my feet to any more torture than what I already put them through!
Say that five times fast: blue bling. It's fun.
- Bracelet - vintage fair
- Earrings - Joyce's
- Lapis lazuli ring - Wendy Brandes
No I hadn't caught up Sheila! But I have now - and OMG! I'm first comment off the rank! You have inspired me to look out my leather pants which J.B. gave me in 1984. Can I still fit into them? (I was a very very ultra slim dancer back then). First things first, find them and then try them on. Thanks for the inspiration. xxReplyDelete
You are first! Ooh, you have vintage leather pants! How exciting! I will be wearing more and more leather as the weather co-operates.Delete
I found the leather pants, Sheila!! And they don't quite make it round my waist now! But maybe if I encourage the suede waistband and the leather legs...I'll work on them. :) xxDelete
Ha! Good luck, Elizabeth!Delete
I like the blue accessories with the blue knit, and that leather skirt is lovely on you! :) I just have a couple leather jackets, no other clothes. There were some really nice leather skirts in a few stores at the start of autumn, but I was too pregnant to consider them and I've missed them now! Maybe next year :)ReplyDelete
Thank you, Mica! Jackets are the gateway, for sure, but I adore leather skirts. They're like armour!Delete
Leather is a great material. By coincidence, I just commented on another blog showcasing a leather backpack. This material dresses up whatever is made from it.ReplyDelete
It's amazing, isn't it? And I find it very comfortable to wear.Delete
Hmm the sweater and Fluevogs match perfectly together !ReplyDelete
Leather is indeed long lasting and usually of quality. I use to have a leather skirt I gave away years ago because I could not fit in it.
Don't they go well? There is some crappy leather out there (really cheaply made), but you can find the good stuff by feel. Good quality leather will stay soft forever.Delete
Great looking outfit and colors, looks wonderful on you. I wish I could find a quality leather skirt for $15! I have shopping envy!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Gerrilyn! I see leather and suede skirts here regularly for around the $20 price-tag.Delete
As you know, I am a fellow leather fan (say that five times quickly)! I don't think it will be leather weather here for a while; we are expecting high of 30 next week with a 35 - 37 degree humidex. I usually see a fair number of leather skirts for around $20 when I thrift shop here too.ReplyDelete
Hee! It's a mixed bag out here - there's a reason why most of my leather is in my fall/winter wardrobe!Delete
Those shoes make the outfit - that contrasting ankle strap really just brings that extra oomph to make the whole thing spark! I'm not a big leather person myself but do love this outfit.ReplyDelete
Leah from www.thriftshopchic.com
You're so right, Leah - it would be a bit of a blah outfit without the funky shoes!Delete
Oh goodness, such a lot of lovey outfits to face all at one time Sheila. I'll have to stop these weekly catch-ups, it's sooo difficult not to become envious. One day at a time is much more bearable. The sweater looks uber comfortable, the skirt is yes, a perfect fit and those shoes are awesome. Game, set and match!ReplyDelete
Ha! I know, sorry, I do post a lot! Thank you for commenting on them all, Anna!Delete
Just when I think I spotted the most perfect outfit on you (the leather skirt with the wonder woman shirt), you show me another perfect outfit. This suits you so well.ReplyDelete
Ha! I know what I like, Greetje!Delete